Past Member

Eugenia Lean

The Starr Foundation East Asian Studies Endowment Fund Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History of Modern China

Home Institution

Columbia University
From
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Whereas previous scholars have characterized Chinese men-of-letters as suspicious of global science, industry, and commerce, Eugenia Lean's book project will demonstrate how cultural entrepreneurs in early twentieth-century China leveraged their literary skills into industrial and commercial success, and explored new ways of knowing the natural world.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
Fall

Degrees

UCLA
Ph.D.
2001
UCLA
M.A.
1996
Stanford University
B.A.
1990

Honors

2014
Faculty Mentoring Award, Graduate Scholar of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University
2010
ACLS/Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship
2008
Featured in “Top Young Historians,” History News Network
2007
John K. Fairbank Book Prize (awarded by the American Historical Association)
2004
ACLS/Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Junior Faculty

Appointments

Columbia University
Tenured Associate Professor
Columbia University
Non-tenured Associate Professor
Columbia University
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor